(intransitive) To drink to excess.
- be sad
Origin of Carouse
Earlier a cup drunk up completely in one draft as a toast from French carous as in French (boire) carous (to drink a cup) up completely in one draft from German gar aus(trinken) (to drink) up completely (used in such exhortations as trinks gar aus drink it all up) gar completely (from Middle High German) (from Old High German garo) (archaic English yare ready) aus out, up auslander
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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